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Compost Toilets a Guide for Owner-Builders 1999

Compost Toilets a Guide for Owner-Builders 1999

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MlCFtOFlCHEREFERENCELIBRARY
A-ptoject of ?Nmteers in Asiae
Published by:National Center for Appropriate
Technology
P.0. BOX 3838Butte, MY? 9701
USA
Paper copies lrrre $ 3,00=Available from:National Center for Appropriate Technology
P.0.
Box 31838
Butte,
HT 59701 WA
Reproduction of this microfiche document in anyform is subject to the same restrictions as thoseof'the original document.
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTSintroduction1.Overview of the tomposting ProcessA.introduct ion8. Composting:A Biological ProcessC. Compost Toilet vs. Compost Pi 180. Composting Considerations for Compost Tol lets1.Household Sewage Descri pt ion2. Carbm/Ilitrogen *Ratio3. Aeration4. )bistuts5. Decomposing OrganismsE. Health lmplicatlons of Compost Toilet UsageI.The Potential Problem2.Preventing Disease Transmission inCompust Toi letsF. Sunnary and RecommnendationsII.Overview of bupost Toilet DesignA.introductionB.General Design Considerations1.Design CriteriaC. Basic Designs Reviewed1.Slant-Bottom Design2. Drum Privy Design3. Vault Privies +4. Appl i awe-Type Designs5. Design Research0. Construction Par-ters1.Sizing2.Dui lding Hatertals3. costE.Design Problems and SolutionsI. Insects2. Liquid Build-up3. Emptying and Handling4. Aeration, Odor, FireIII.Selected Owner-Built SystemsA.IntroductionI:Wood frame Composting ToiletSi t-ibun John0. The Haine TankE. Batch C-posterF.Bin Composter6. Bio-RecyclerAppendix A- Construction Details for Uood-FrameCompost ing Toi letRtferences
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